Posts by: Mustafa Field

How can we overcome the rise of hate and extremism?

Faiths Forum for London are working in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to deliver workshops with young people aged 13-25 to have their voices heard on how our city remains resilient, undivided, and robustly responds to hate and extremism. The programme has three core objectives: To strengthen London’s minority and marginalised communities To safeguard… Read more

Assistant Chief Constable writes to reassure communities

I am the National Policing Lead for hate crime. I have been made aware of community concerns and distress caused by letters which have been recently circulated containing material that is wholly unacceptable. I would want to state that I share your disdain for such letters which have no place in our country. Our main… Read more

Message from the Met Police on hate letter targeting Muslim

Dear community members, I am writing to you to share our plans to keep our communities safe during the next few weeks. I would stress that there is no credible information to suggest that there is any criminal activity planned against Muslims. However, I am aware of concerns circulating in the community about some correspondence that… Read more

The London Family Fund

The Mayor is offering £600,000 over three years to improve social networks, reduce isolation, and bring children and families together. The London Family Fund will award grants of up to £85,000 to innovative projects that promote social integration in London. Having children is something many people have in common and we want to build on… Read more

New government action to create stronger, more integrated Britain

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today (14 March 2018) set out an ambitious long-term plan of action to tackle the root causes of poor integration and create a stronger, more united Britain. The Integrated Communities Strategy green paper, to which £50 million will be committed over the next 2 years, seeks views on the government’s bold proposals… Read more

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